Foreign News: Red Strike Over

The unofficial subway* strike in London (TIME, June 16) came to an end. All the men who walked out two weeks ago returned to work when employers, backed by the National Union of Railwaymen, threatened to fire them.

The men (rumored to be Communists) accepted their defeat, complaining bitterly that they had been forced to capitulate because their union had refused them strike pay.

* The London subway system with the exception of the Waterloo and City Tube belongs to the London Traffic Combine The lines, eight in number, form a network of...

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